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Seward Chef to Represent Alaska in National Cookoff (video)

English: Aerial view of Seward, Alaska, USA.
Aerial view of Seward, Alaska, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Six Alaskans competed for the prize at event on Wednesday
By Lacie Grosvold
Story Created: May 9, 2013 at 7:35 AM AKDT
Story Updated: May 9, 2013 at 7:41 AM AKDT
ANCHORAGE - A Seward-based chef won the Great Alaska Seafood Cookoff. This means he'll be representing Alaska in the Great American Seafood Cookoff in New Orleans. Kevin Lane of Chinooks Waterfront took home the prize after getting just one hour to prepare a meal featuring Alaska seafood. He was....


Top Alaska chefs battle for seafood crown, right to represent state
Suzanna Caldwell
May 9, 2013

It might have been a train depot, but on sunny, clear Wednesday night, it smelled like the sea.

At least kind of, if the sea were tempura-fried, served on fresh spring vegetables, sourdough-crusted or deeply char-grilled.

Such was the case at the second annual Great Alaska Seafood Cook-Off, which had six Alaska chefs battling for a title that carries weight in the 49th state -- who can cook the best seafood. The winner will travel to New Orleans in August to represent the Last Frontier in front of fruits de mer heavyweights from across the nation at the Great American Seafood Cook-Off.

The contestants? From Anchorage.......

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